HOOD LIFT STRUTS REPLACEMENTS

  • Tiny
  • Xiao95li
  • 2000 TOYOTA CAMRY
  • 175,000 MILES

My 2000 Toyota Camry's hood lift struts have to replace. I bought two new ones without end fittings. I am supposed to reuse the old end fittings. However, they are ball studs inserted into ball sockets without retaining clips or things like that. I don't know how to remove the old hood lift struts without cutting off the ball studs. Any suggestions on what to do and what tools to use will be greatly appreciated.

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Monday, May 6th, 2013 AT 12:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Return the hood struts and get the ones with the ends.

Open the clip on the end at the ball and pry up.

Roy

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Monday, May 6th, 2013 AT 4:37 PM

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